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Performance of duty disability retirement
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
* § 207-o. Performance of duty disability retirement. Notwithstanding
the provisions of any general, special or local law or administrative
code to the contrary, but except for the purposes of the workers'
compensation law and the labor law, a paid employee who performs the
functions of an emergency medical technician or advanced emergency
medical technician, where such employee is drawn from competitive civil
service lists and successfully passed a physical examination on
employment, who, on or after March seventeenth, nineteen hundred
ninety-six, contracts HIV (where the employee may have been exposed to a
bodily fluid of a person under his or her care or treatment, or while
the employee examined, transported or otherwise had contact with such
person, in the performance of his or her duties) tuberculosis or
hepatitis, will be presumed to have contracted such disease as a natural
and proximate result of an accidental injury received in the performance
or discharge of his or her duties and not resulting from his or her
willful negligence, unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence.

* NB There are 2 § 207-o's